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Upcoming Events:

1/ JEADDC 2011

U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) will convene their annual Joint Europe Africa Deployment and Distribution Conference (JEADDC), featuring a keynote address, panel discussions, and working groups involving agency personnel, members of the trade community, academia, and other government agencies. Conference participants will focus on transportation and logistics strategy, capabilities, initiatives, issues, and concerns in Africa and Europe. The keynote speaker will be Lieutenant General (Retired) Claude V. "Chris" Christianson.

The JEADDC will be held at the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort at St. Martin Strasse 120, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany on December 05/08, 2011.

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2/ East Africa Market, Access, & Trade Policies Webinar

With 230 million consumers and a regional GDP of over $114 billion, East Africa is becoming recognized among top consultancies as the next frontier for U.S. businesses and investments. The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) is the centerpiece for US trade policy with Africa that aims to enhance trade through liberalized trading policies. The East Africa Community’s (EAC) mission is to widen and deepen economic integration in order to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 – 11:00 am CST (12:00 pm EST)

LOCATION: Participate from your home or office computer

COST: $45


  • Agribusiness – Agriculture remains one of the largest sectors in East Africa
  • Information and communication technologies – Liberalization in this sector has brought foreign investment and opportunities for U.S. manufacturers
  • Medical –U.S. manufactures are in excellent position to increase market share due to U.S. technical competitiveness.
  • Renewable energy – Renewable alternative energy sources are needed to meet growing power demands
  • Infrastructure – Governments are increasing investments into improving  infrastructures

You will hear from Commercial Officers located at the U.S. Embassies in East Africa. They will provide you with market intelligence and answers to your questions during a highly focused and interactive webinar setting.



3/ African Venture Capital Association

9th Annual Conference